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Next Course intake

Tuesday 1st October 2019

Get started with your new career in child care!
Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.30pm
Training Location (State Library of Western Australia)

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Get a hands-on learning approach by interacting with your teachers, fellow students and practical materials. 

Classes are held at the State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis St, Perth WA 6000) and are scheduled on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.30pm. These classes will not be held during School Holidays. We utilise a variety of learning techniques that will help you to learn more easily in a fun, stimulating and interactive environment. Our courses have been designed to give you all the hands-on skills and leading industry training to begin practising as an early childhood educator with a highly rewarding career.

  • Enjoy small class sizes where you get to collaborate with your peers
  • Our Trainers Assessors know you by name - and they want to see you succeed, just as much as you do! 
  • Stay motivated with more interaction through face-to-face learning
  • Teaching in a stimulating, interactive learning environment

Structured classroom learning

All classes are delivered by qualified, industry experienced Trainer Assessors who work closely with students to optimise their learning experience. We simulate activities and tasks that are required to be performed within the workplace so that students gain confidence before working in an early education centre or service. Students will attend class one day per week at the college and attend one day per week at an ACECQA approved early childhood service for Vocational Placement (VP). There are also various days set for excursions, guest speakers, art & craft days and block Vocational Placement. Please contact ACCCO for classroom timetables.

Courses available

ACCCO Smithfield campus offers three nationally recognised courses:

Entry requirements

Fees

We have Flexible payment plans available which allow studnets to pay off their qualification over weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.You may also be eligible for State Government funding, depending on circumstance. Please call our dedicated education consultants on 08 8284 1794 to discuss payment options applicable to you.

Qualification Name Government Funded Self-Funded Students
Vet Student Loan
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care $2,470 or
($737.20 Concession)
$3,570 N/A
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care $10,364.10 or
($3,114.60 Concession)
$5,470 $8,400

VET Student Loans

(Only available for Diploma Qualification)

The VET Student Loans (VSL) program is a Commonwealth Government loan available to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. The loan is issued by the Australian Government to make higher education more accessible, by removing the burden of upfront tuition fees. Read more

Vocational Placement
All students need to be employed or volunteering in an ACECQA approved early childhood service to complete the practical components of their qualification. The ACCCO Trainer Assessor may be able to support you to arrange this placement if you don't already have one. All students must have Screening Check. For more information please visit https://www.education.wa.edu.au/wwc

Intake Dates

Get started with your new career in child care, we are now taking enrolments for Certificate III and Diploma classes commencing on Tuesday 1st October 2019. Hurry class numbers are limited so don't wait any longer, call our enrolments team to discuss your requirements and find out which early childhood course is most suitable for you.

Class timetables

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

Students will attend class one day per week at State Library, and one day per week in an ACECQA approved early childhood service.

Class Hours: Tuesdays 9.30am - 2.30pm

Duration: Full Time: 28 weeks

Vocational Placement: Vocational Placement will be no less than 120 hours spread over the duration of the qualification. Actual hours completed is dependent on student capability.


Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)

Students will attend class one day per week at State Library, and one day per week in an ACECQA approved early childhood service.

Class Hours: Tuesdays 9.30am - 2.30pm

Duration: Full Time: 65 weeks
(or 39 weeks if completed CHC30113)

Vocational Placement: Vocational Placement will be no less than 240 hours spread over the duration of the qualification. Actual hours completed is dependent on student capability

Training facilities

Overlooking the Perth central business district the State Library of Western Australia is equipped with comfortable, modern furniture and the latest in teaching facilities which include:

  • Spacious air-conditioned collaborative learning spaces
  • Student lounge and study area
  • Access to internet and printing facilities
  • Free wi-fi and public access to the Internet
  • Student computer access
  • Access to photocopiers and printers
  • Close proximity to public transport, restaurants, and coffee shops



Training Location

The State Library of Western Australia is located in the Perth Cultural Centre in Perth, Western Australia. Centrally located near business, food outlets, restaurants and shopping precincts with nearby transport networks and opportunities for part-time work whilst studying. The Library is a short walk north of the Perth Railway Station and the Wellington Street Bus Station. Blue CAT buses travel close to the building with stops in Beaufort, Aberdeen and William Streets. Full time students may receive a 50% discount on local public transport.

Australian Child Care Career Options (Perth Training Location)

(08) 8284 1794

25 Francis Street, Perth WA 6000

Industry sought graduates!

ACCCO graduates have an outstanding reputation in the community due to their excellent education and skills. Education and Care services actively seek out ACCCO graduates because of their high quality training, with employers recognising the exemplary skills and practices from the students who have trained with ACCCO.

ACCCO students have higher employment outcomes than all other training providers across Australia! ACCCO graduates sit at 84.9% employment rate which is considerably higher than the national average of 77.7% from all other Australian VET providers. For further information please see the (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey statistics.

Does classroom study sound like it is right for you?

Come and see our campus yourself, ask your questions about studying and discover what being an ACCCO student is really like!  Get started on your career in early childhood today!

Call our dedicated education consultants on 08 8284 1794 and find out which course is right for you. It just might be the best career decision you ever make!


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